Dictionary

1
:  as a substitute or equivalent <was going to write but called instead>
2
:  as an alternative to something expressed or implied :  rather <longed instead for a quiet country life>

1. <I was offered a ride, but I chose to walk instead.>

## First Known Use of INSTEAD

1667

Synonyms
first, rather, in lieu

## Definition of INSTEAD for Kids

:  as a substitute <I was going to write but called instead.>

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